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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement announcing the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association’s (ASCA) endorsement of her bipartisan Veterans Deserve Better Act, which Rosen introduced with Republican Rep. Walter B. Jones (NC-03) in the House earlier this year:
Rep. Jacky Rosen (NV-03) participates in the 2018 Southern Nevada Veterans Legislative Symposium.
Rep. Jacky Rosen (NV-03) attends a wreath-laying ceremony on National Vietnam War Veterans Day.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement announcing that she is co-leading the bipartisan Health Coverage for Reservists and Guardsmen Act with Republican Rep. Trent Kelly (MS-01). Under current law, guardsmen and reservists are eligible for health insurance through TRICARE Reserve Select, a special health insurance system created just for them. However, federal employees who also happen to be guardsmen or reservists are ineligible for Reserve Select coverage.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2018 with Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), and Bruce Westerman (R-AR). This bipartisan legislation would reauthorize several key programs that provide outreach and services to homeless veterans in Nevada and across the country. The bill would renew eight U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Labor programs that will begin to expire on September 30, 2018 without Congressional action.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) helped introduce a bipartisan bill with Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) to improve compensation to Vietnam-era veterans exposed to toxic herbicide substances in Thailand. Rosen is a co-sponsor of several bills to help improve veterans' health care and most recently introduced legislation to improve the Veterans Choice Program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the Veterans Deserve Better Act with Republican Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03). This bipartisan legislation would improve access to quality health care for veterans who count on the Veterans Choice program. Congress established the Veterans Choice Program in 2014 in order to address long wait times at VA facilities and the inability of rural veterans living far from the closest VA clinic to get access to care.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after the President signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which contained two bipartisan bills along with several amendments introduced by the Congresswoman:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) helped introduce the Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide disabled veterans, who are medically retired from the military, the ability to choose between TRICARE and Medicare Part B, whichever health plan works best for their families. This bill could potentially save many veterans up to $1,300 a year on their health care costs.